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  • New Tree Hutt scrubs for ED

    Published Thursday 24 Aug 2017

    We have a special place in our ED department for children who visit us - the Tree Hutt. Thanks to a generous donation from our supporter Charles Peterson, our ED staff now have brand new Tree Hutt scrubs. The new scrubs are a lovely distraction for sick kids - and grown-ups too.

  • Wanted: Hospital equipment

    Published Tuesday 1 Aug 2017

    Each year hundreds of pieces of hospital equipment is walked, carried or wheeled from Hutt Valley District Health Board, never to be returned.

  • Hutt Valley DHB first to offer online booking

    Published Tuesday 1 Aug 2017

    Booking a hospital appointment just got a whole lot easier thanks to Hutt Valley DHB’s unique ‘ubook’ online booking portal. Hutt Valley is the only DHB in New Zealand to offer an online booking system for patients.

  • Have questions about bowel screening?

    Published Friday 28 Jul 2017

    Interest in bowel screening has grown since the launch of the National Bowel Screening Programme in Hutt Valley last week. Have a look at this article for some more information on the programme.

  • Where should you be? Home, Doctor or ED?

    Published Friday 14 Jul 2017

    With winter in full swing, the Emergency Department at Hutt Hospital is currently extremely busy. ED Clinical Nurse Manager Mike Johnson says the season is a real challenge for the department, with more patients and longer wait times putting everyone under pressure.

  • Celebrating our volunteers

    Published Tuesday 20 Jun 2017

    Live, laugh, share, volunteer - Kia ringa hora: Me mahi tūao. It’s National Volunteer Week 18-24 June. We have so many wonderful volunteers here at Hutt Hospital and this week we celebrate their valuable contribution to the wellbeing of patients, their families and visitors.

  • Regional disability strategy launched

    Published Friday 9 Jun 2017

    The Sub Regional Disability Strategy 2017-2022, covering the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast District Health Board regions, has been officially launched.

  • New Zealand Sign Language Week

    Published Monday 8 May 2017

    Our focus at the DHB is to provide support for all of our patients. New Zealand Sign Language Week, which is celebrated from 8 May to 14 May, gives us the opportunity to consider how deaf people who use NZSL access health services.

  • International Midwives Day Celebrated

    Published Friday 5 May 2017

    Today is International Midwives Day, a day which highlights the work midwives do. We spoke to a Hutt Valley DHB midwife who is celebrating a particularly special midwives day.

  • Advance care planning- the conversation that counts

    Published Tuesday 4 Apr 2017

    Advance care planning is about exploring what matters to you when you near the end of your life. This information is shared with your loved ones and your health care team so treatment and care plans can support what matters to you.